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Orientalism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Orientalism refers to the Western perception of primarily Middle Eastern and Asian cultures as the Other and to the representation of those cultures in art, design, and other cultural forms. The Western exoticization of “the Orient...

Egyptian Taste (Style/Revival)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Egyptian Revival refers to the use of Egyptian-inspired forms and motifs in architecture, furniture, and decorative objects during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. At first, Egyptian motifs appeared within...

Marie Zimmermann (1879–1972)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Marie Zimmermann (1879–1972), born to a well-to-do Swiss family in Brooklyn, was widely celebrated during the 1920s and 1930s for her Egyptian revival jewelry, fluted copper bowls, jeweled metal daggers, silver candelabra, and wrought-iron...